On this page, you will find links to the KTM Komuter Butterworth Alor Setar train schedules for northbound services.
This commuter train service (Komuter Utara) offers regular departures throughout the day and is a good, fast and cheap way to travel from Georgetown Penang to Alor Setar in the state of Kedah.
Latest Butterworth to Alor Setar KTM Komuter schedule valid from 2020-02-01.
Please note: from the 1st of February 2020 there will be additional services on this route on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
The duration of the journey to Alor Setar from Butterworth by commuter train is one hour and 8 minutes.
If you are travelling on to Langkawi island from the nearby port of Kuala Kedah:
To get to the ferry departure point (jetty) you will either have to take a taxi from the train station, or you can take a 10-minute walk into the centre of town where you can take a cheap local bus to the jetty.
To see fares for the Butterworth to Alor Setar Komuter train, please see the following pages:
Komuter train tickets are only sold on the day of departure from Butterworth train station ticket counter - no advance booking is needed or available (you can not buy Komuter tickets from the KTM Office in Georgetown).
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, but as these trains all originate from Butterworth, you usually have no problem getting a seat.